Northern Nevada football officials help the game go
Since the final whistle blew last season, coaches and players alike have been preparing for the return of the Friday night lights to prep gridirons. Now with the season in full swing, the boys of fall are lacing up their cleats and strapping on their helmets, putting all their hard work to the test on the gridiron each week. However, players won’t be the only ones on the field doing so.
Omaha evens PCL Finals series with Reno, 1-1
RENO — An early lead and a five-run fifth inning Wednesday lifted the Omaha Storm Chasers to a 9-6 victory over the Reno Aces at Aces Ballpark, evening the Pacific Coast League Championship Series at a game apiece.
Reno sweeps Reed volleyball
The last time Reed and Reno met on the volleyball court, the Raiders stunned a top-seeded Huskies squad in the semifinals of last year’s regional tournament. It was a far different outcome Tuesday night.
Sparks rolls over North Tahoe in boys soccer
Sparks was unsure its soccer field would be playable when it was scheduled to play its home opener in boys soccer Tuesday night. It was given the go-ahead and then the typical excitement of a first home game took over.
Cougar spikers sweep visiting Panthers
Coming off a win last Thursday against Wooster that even Spanish Springs volleyball coach Frank Sandomenico admitted was lethargic, his Cougars looked to reassert themselves on the court as they hosted North Valleys on Tuesday evening.
Aces win opener of PCL Finals
RENO — Ryan Budde hit two of Reno’s five home runs, and Trevor Bauer delivered another quality start Tuesday night, as the Aces jumped-out to a 1-0 lead in the Pacific Coast League Championship Series with a 13-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers at Aces Ballpark.
Reed drubs Douglas for first win
After opening its season with a pair of tough road contests in California, the Reed High School football team returned to the Silver State still in search of its first win. Aside from seeking its first victory though, it also had a reminder to deliver to the rest of the teams in the Nevada Northern Division I that the Raiders still hold the gridiron crown until they are dethroned.
Spanish Springs falters in Sacramento
Some untimely turnovers and missed opportunities cost the Spanish Springs Cougars a chance to throw a scare into or even steal a win against a traditionally tough Sacramento school Friday night.
Spring Creek crushes Sparks, 55-0
Spring Creek and Sparks have both watched their offenses get stuck in neutral in the early gridiron season and hoped Friday night’s game in the Rail City against a struggling opponent would jumpstart their scoring.
Sparks, SSHS pick up boys soccer wins
It’s been a while since Kevin Partida has shown how good he can be for the Sparks boys soccer team after taking a try at a pro soccer career during his junior year. He’s back for a senior campaign and Lowry received the clinic Friday.
Cougar golfers settle for second
A week after getting bested by four strokes by perennial northern Nevada prep girls golf power Spanish Springs, McQueen got a small piece of revenge, turning the same trick against the Cougars.
Cougars dump Panthers in girls soccer
The girls soccer teams from Spanish Springs and North Valleys battled to a tie through the first 15 minutes of play Tuesday, but it was all SSHS from there. Spanish Springs scored five unanswered goals to end the match and had no trouble posting a 6-1 victory over visiting North Valleys.